Since graduating in 1998, social work alumna Danielle Pack McCarthy has worked to facilitate change in the world. In honor of her efforts, she has received the R. Ann Myers Distinguished Social Work Alumni Award.
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August 31, 2015
Rashema Jefferson (’15) has been chosen as a Student Scholar for the Annual National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE).
May 13, 2015
The Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving’s recently hosted a ‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Hackfest in Richmond attended by a JMU team.
April 17, 2015
Rachel was recently honored as the Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Worker’s 2015 Student of the Year.
The profession of social work is recognized in the month of March each year.This year’s theme, “All People Matter”, acknowledges the core of social work’s efforts – the people, and communities we serve.
- Check Out the Slide Show from NASW Advocacy Day
- Monday, August 31
Fall Semester Begins
- November 23 - 27
Thanksgiving break – no classes held
- December 14 - 18
- Saturday, December 19
- Interested in the Nonprofit Studies Minor?
Spring 2015 information session announced
- Interested in the Family Studies Minor?
Spring 2015 information sessions announced
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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >